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New York Times, Thursday, October 1, 1970

Author: Unknown
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,719
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1. Navy trials aboard ship : MASTS
6. Sultan of ___ : SWAT
10. Accepted: Abbr. : RECD
14. Honolulu greeting : ALOHA
15. Old ale jug : TOBY
16. Past : OVER
17. Noted sculptor : RODIN
18. Colonizer of Greenland : ERIC
19. Directed : BADE
20. Coldstream men : GUARDS
22. Spartan king : LEONIDAS
24. Manual training system : SLOYD
26. Slips : BONERS
27. Old Spanish coins : PISTOLES
30. Conveyance : BUS
31. Greek nickname : ARI
32. Library contents : TOMES
34. Famed Swede : NOBEL
38. St. Andrews sport : GOLF
40. Ice pinnacle : SERAC
42. Hit it on the ___ : NOSE
43. Organic compounds : ENOLS
45. Scandinavian wind god : NIORD
47. Spanish article : LAS
48. Exclamation : AHA
50. Gargantuan : ENORMOUS
52. Ceramist : POTTER
55. Brown print : SEPIA
56. Underwater apparatus : SCUBARIG
58. Latin gentlemen : SENORS
62. Indonesian islands: Var. : ARRU
63. Seaweed product : AGAR
65. Soda adjunct : STRAW
66. Camera part : LENS
67. Alaskan port : NOME
68. Extreme : ULTRA
69. Cattle feed : MASH
70. Waste allowance : TRET
71. Manchurian city : PEHAN
1. Page edge: Abbr. : MARG
2. Matty of baseball : ALOU
3. Scotch's companion : SODA
4. Craving : THIRST
5. Ballfield of sorts : SANDLOT
6. Sault ___ Marie : STE
7. October event : WORLDSERIESGAME
8. Name in long-run play : ABIE
9. Famous Tiger : TYCOBB
10. Dodger's Jackie : ROBINSON
11. Sidestep : EVADE
12. Kind of closet : CEDAR
13. Mini or midi : DRESS
21. Arias : SOLOS
23. Certain word : NOUN
25. Arab republic : YEMEN
27. Senate employe : PAGE
28. Golf club : IRON
29. Missile housing : SILO
33. French river : SAONE
35. Machete : BOLO
36. Jacob's brother : ESAU
37. Subtraction word : LESS
39. Dodgers' old home : FLATBUSH
41. Harvests : CROPS
44. Queens landmark : SHEA
46. Parches : DRIESUP
49. Unmitigated : ARRANT
51. Mickey of the Yankees : MANTLE
52. Work of David : PSALM
53. Botanical sheath : OCREA
54. Changes color, as a leaf : TURNS
57. Stravinsky : IGOR
59. Straight: Prefix : ORTH
60. ___ avis : RARA
61. Graceful bird : SWAN
64. Inactive: Abbr. : RET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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